Jack-Up Installation Vessel Voltaire Hit By Typhoon Muifa In China

On the night of 14 to 15 September 2022 the shipyard, where the jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China.

The eye of the typhoon passed over the shipyard, causing the vessel to come loose from its moorings.

Credits: DJN

Fortunately, no one was injured. Voltaire is now safely moored back in the shipyard and first sight assessments show limited damage to certain parts of the crane and the helideck. Further assessments are ongoing.

Reference: DJN

Latest Shipping News You Would Like:

Get the Latest Maritime News Delivered to Your Inbox!

Our free, fast, and fun newsletter on the global maritime industry, delivered everyday.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *